First Presidency circular

First Presidency circular

Dates: 1874

Contains a printed circular addressed "To the Bishop and the Board of the United Order in Your Ward." The item requests that food and tools be sent to St. George, Utah to assist in the construction of the Mormon temple there. The item was endorsed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells. The circular is dated 1874.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency. -- Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875. -- Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891. -- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS 101
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from First Presidency circular must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 101; First Presidency circular; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 101, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah)--History; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Saint George (Utah)--History
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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First Presidency circular
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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Organizational History

The First Presidency is the governing body of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1874, the first presidency consisted of Brigham Young, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts